- the surgical removal of all or part of the pylorus, often including the adjacent portion of the stomach (partial gastrectomy)
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Examples from the Web for pylorectomy
Cancer of the pylorus and pylorectomy executed at the Mayo Clinic.
- Surgical removal of the pylorus.gastropylorectomy pylorogastrectomy
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